Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Visiting Professor







1003Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





  • ORS (British Government research grant), Soros Grant, and Oxford University bursary – for pursuing doctoral research at the University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 2000
  • Foreign Office Chevening award / George Soros Scholarship: Visiting Scholar at the University of Oxford for 1998/99 academic year, UK Foreign Office, 1998
  • Open Society Fund Award for high academic achievements for 1995/96, 1996/97, and 1997/98., New Bulgarian University, 1995
  • Undergraduate School Award for high academic performance during 1994/95 academic year., New Bulgarian University, 1994

External Positions

  • Expert Member, Expert Advisory Group for UK Department of Health and Public Health England behaviour change teams, UK Department of Health, 2013
  • Advisory Board Member, Knee High Design Challenge, Design Council (, 2013
  • Member, Reference Panel on the UK Strategy for Financial Capability, Money Advice Service, UK (, 2013
  • External Examiner, Exam Board, Warwick Business School, 2012
  • Assessor and member, Commissioning Panel for the ESRC 2011/2012 Centres and Large Grants Scheme, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), 2011 - 2012
  • Expert Group Member, Update of National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidance on Behaviour Change, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), 2010 - 2012
  • Steering Committee Member, Cutting Clutter in Corporate Reports, Financial Reporting Council (UK), 2009 - 2010
  • Steering Committee Member, Steering Group for project "Changing behaviour: towards best practice in the development of complex interventions" funded by the Medical Research Council, University College London, 2009 - 2012

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, International Association for Research in Economic Psychology, 2009 - 2011
  • Member, Association for Psychological Science, 2008 - 2010

Links with Other Academic Bodies

  • External Examiner, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick, 2013

Industrial Connections